Core resources for Film

(You can also cross-search most of the resources below in a single search using Library Search)

 

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American Film Institute Catalog

The AFI Catalog is the national filmography documenting the history of American cinema. It covers the years 1893-1974 comprehensively, with additional records covering selected major films from 1975 onwards. Drawing on the expertise of specialist staff at the American Film Institute (AFI), it is a key resource for any educational institution, library, or film organization that is involved with the research, study and teaching of film.

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Art and Architecture Source

Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 750 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.

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Dawsonera

A multi-disciplinary collection of over 150 e-books covering the arts, film, social sciences, computer science and general interests.

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Drama Online

Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.

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Ebook Central

A comprehensive collection of over 100,000 e-books which covers a wide range of subjects including anthropology, art and design, cultural studies, drama, history, music, philosophy, psychology, religion and technology.

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FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

The International Index to Film Periodicals contains over 500,000 article citations from more than 345 journals. Each entry consists of a full bibliographic description, an abstract and comprehensive headings (biographical names, film titles and general subjects). It also offers in-depth full-text coverage of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.

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Film Index International

Film Index International is a major information resource for entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute. With a scholarly, approach to all areas of film studies, from the very first silent movies to art house classics or the latest blockbusters. Film Index International provides international coverage, including films from over 170 countries.

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IngentaConnect Journals

A collection of 13 online journals available in full text which focusses on event management, education through art, writing and musical theatre.

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JSTOR

JSTOR includes the full text archives of more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume published, along with thousands of books and other materials relevant for research.

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MyiLibrary

MyiLibrary offers access to some of the most topical and current e-books available today. You can access a wide range of research, reference and reading materials in subject areas such as Fine Arts, Music, Language and Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, and World History.

 

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Performing Arts Periodicals Database

The Performing Arts Periodicals Database is a powerful resource, containing the full text of current articles from over 160 journals, including American Cinematographer, American Theatre, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Film Quarterly, Film Journal International, Film Studies, Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey and Opera News.

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Project Muse

Full text access to current content from prestigious humanities and social science journals published by some of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Coverage includes film, theatre and the performing arts, cultural studies, history and philosophy.

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ProQuest Screen Studies Collection

Search for journal articles in all the ProQuest film databases (the American Film Institute Catalog, FIAF and Film Index International) using a single search.

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Times Digital Archive

Articles, photographs, illustrations and advertisements from the Times newspaper from 1785-2010.

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